Brenda Bohn has been named general manager for the Dawson County News.
The announcement was made by Stephanie Woody, publisher of the Dawson County News and Forsyth County News.
“We are excited to have someone of Brenda’s caliber to oversee the day-to-day operations at the Dawson County News,” Woody said. “I know that she is eager to get to know the community and looks forward to being very active throughout the county. My hope is that Brenda’s experience and leadership will add to the already great team that we have in place in Dawsonville and help the organization grow to new heights.”
As general manager, Bohn will oversee the day-to-day operations of the Dawson County News, and will be responsible for increasing advertising sales through new business development as well as forming new revenue streams.
Bohn is a veteran of the media industry. She began her newspaper career in advertising with Gannett over 25 years ago at the Pensacola News Journal. She was then promoted to the Gainesville Times where she spent five years in the advertising director role.
Since that time she has served as advertising director for the Herald Sun and Chapel Hill Herald newspapers in North Carolina, followed by seven years as advertising director with the Gwinnett Daily Post.
“I am thrilled to be joining the Dawson County News as general manager,” Bohn said. “The newspaper has a great reputation and the staff is exceptional. Together we will continue bringing quality print publications and digital solutions to our readers and customers. I look forward to getting to know our readers and advertisers and being involved in the local community.”
Bohn has lived in northeast Georgia since 1996. She enjoys volunteer work with several organizations including Canine Assistants, where she assists in training service dogs for adults and children with special needs.